The government’s ‘light public housing’ scheme aims to build 30,000 flats. Photo: Jelly Tse
The government’s ‘light public housing’ scheme aims to build 30,000 flats. Photo: Jelly Tse

Some temporary flats under ‘light public housing’ scheme could cost more to build than permanent homes, minister reveals

  • Temporary flat under scheme could cost about HK$680,000, while construction fee for permanent home is HK$650,000, Secretary for Housing Winnie Ho says
  • About 10 lawmakers have urged the government to justify costs for the new project proposed in October

The government’s ‘light public housing’ scheme aims to build 30,000 flats. Photo: Jelly Tse
The government’s ‘light public housing’ scheme aims to build 30,000 flats. Photo: Jelly Tse
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